Shining the Light

Hello SALT sisters!  Hope you are having a great day.  By the way, I want to remind us all what SALT stands for: Sisters Abiding in Light and Truth.  When we have Jesus in our hearts, we have the light of the world living in us.   Do we always show and reflect the light of Jesus?   I certainly don't, although my desire is to do so.  There are times that I choose to listen to worries and fears over simply trusting God.  Other times, I dim the light in my heart by refusing to forgive someone or acting out in anger.  Regardless the sin, God longs for us to confess and repent and allow His light to shine in and through us again. This old world gets darker each day.  It is so important that we let the light of Jesus shine in everything we do or say.  Let's draw close to Christ today; ask Him to search our hearts and see if there is anything that might hinder His light from shining brightly to a dark hopeless world. Love in Christ, Melaina 13  “You are the salt of the earth. B


Life is full of change.  The Bible tells us in Ecclesiastes 3 that there is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens; a time to be born and a time to die and so forth.  Change is life. Some change is good, while other change is not so good. How do you handle change? Recently, there has been a big change in our home church.  Our pastor moved to another town to serve and minister.  Things have naturally changed while the church is in transition.  Some people seem to handle this change with a great attitude and excitement of what God may do next.  However, some people have met this change with great sadness and fear; wondering if they belong at our any more.  I have a word of encouragement for you regardless how you have dealt with this change or any change:  Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever.  (Hebrews 13:8)   Isn't that great news?!! Our God and Savior does not change.  He is not fickle. His love for us doesn't end.  He is

Live Again!

As I am sitting here pondering this past week and the wonderful revival we had at church, I can’t help but feel overwhelmingly grateful for Jesus and His love for us. I’m rejuvenated, excited, and so incredibly thankful that I have a Savior who loves unconditionally. I want to shout from the mountain tops to the ends of the earth that Jesus is ALIVE and that He LOVES you and me! But what does REVIVAL truly mean? What do you think of when you hear the word “revival?” Do you think of a temporary state of being, a certain way to feel emotionally after a jump start to yourself or others, or do you feel an elated state of happiness? While all these maybe true, the dictionary defines “revive” as returning to consciousness or life: becoming active or flourishing again. Just like a flower after a hard winter buds and blooms again, it shows that it becomes alive again with the newness of the welcoming, warm weather and the fresh Spring season. The flower becomes a beautiful creation of